Studio Workshops

All day printmaking workshop

Regular printmaking workshops take place at Prospect Studios in Waterfoot. suitable for both beginners or artists with some printmaking experience covering such techniques as

  • Dry Point.
  • Etching and Aquatint.
  • Relief Printing.
  • Collograph.
  • Monoprinting.
  • Dates for 2022


Workshops are up and running with limited numbers as we  come out of Covid restrictions. Numbers will be limited to 6 until the end of September and artists are welcome to bring their own creative groups to the studio. Other dates can be arranged but do contact me via email: or 07757186327.

Costs are £45 for the day includes refreshments and everything but plates and final Fabriano paper, and additional costs for sugar lift process.


Friday 5th

Collograph weekend

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th

Saturday 20th

Sunday 21st


Saturday 10th

Sunday 11th

Saturday 17th

Saturday 24th


Saturday 1st

Sunday 2nd

Saturday 8th

Saturday 9th

Sunday 19th

Saturday 22nd

Sunday 23rd


Saturday 5th

Sunday 6th

Saturday 16th

Saturday 26th

Sunday 27th


Saturday 10th

Sunday 11th

Saturday 17th

Sunday 18th

Tuesdays evenings  will continue throughout the year  5.30pm-8.00 pm. Cost £15 plus materials.  To book contact me, via email.

Many thanks for your co-operation.

For any groups able to gather 4 artists together, I can run a bespoke class , occasional days can be arranged during week. I also offer an editioning service should artists not wish to print their own plates, price on request. Also off site classes can be arranged for art groups, schools and well-being groups, making full use of water based inks and a portable print press which can print up to A4.

  • Artists can attend one day or two.
  • Artists have shown in numerous exhibitions as a group and individually.
  • Specialist courses organised for schools, art groups etc.
  • Classes take place from 10.00am to
  • Classes can be arranged for children by arrangement
  • Families catered for
  • Small GCSE groups can be arranged
  • Dates liable to change dependent on numbers.
  • Cost £45 per day plus plates and Fabriano paper ( if needed )
  • Tea and coffee can be provided.
  • additional dates to be arranged, email for details.
  • Leaflet with details available on request.
  • Free parking by studio.
  • Bus X43 from Manchester and Burnley, 464 from Rochdale, Accrington.
  • Alan has been CRB approved for over 20 years.
  • Class numbers limited to 6 at moment.
  • Class members regularly exhibit, are selected for competiions and sell their work.
  • Art groups and art societies catered for.
  • Collograph weekend, large drypoint classes and extra workshops tba.
  • Teacher training days can be arranged on or off site.
  • Alan has organised birthday parties and hen parties  on and off site.
  • Alan has run print sessions for hen party groups in the Whitworth.
  • Contact Alan if you have an idea, he will listen to most session plans.